Monty Python's sell-out reunion shows were borne out of anger and financial difficulties following a legal defeat over spin-off stage production Spamalot.
The wit and whimsy of the beloved film may not translate well onto Broadway.
And now for something completely exciting.
Many deserving people are nominated for Oscars, but some are left off in miscarriages of justice
Downton Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville and Carry On star Barbara Windsor are among an eclectic group of celebrities who will take on the role of God in West End show Spamalot to raise money for charity.
Monty Python stars John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle and Terry Jones have lost their court battle with a producer over royalties from their hit stage show Spamalot.
Filmmaker Terry Gilliam is leaving Hollywood behind to return to the theatre as a director for the English National Opera.
And why he has personal investment in 'Step Brothers.'
Funnyman John Cleese is selling signed photographs to bankroll alimony payments to his ex-wife.
British actor Michael Palin appeared in court in London on Wednesday (05Dec12) to dismiss allegations a producer of Monty Python And The Holy Grail was "the seventh" member of the comedy group.
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This week, Michael Cera plays Nick Twisp and Francois Dillinger, two characters sharing the same body, in Youth In Revolt. For anyone who thinks that acting is all about playtime, I dare you to look back at these films, where the performers are working twice (and sometimes three or four times) as hard to portray a multitude of characters.
From classic movie palaces to the state-of-the-art IMAX screens.